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Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor

What You Need to Know About Cloud-Native Fintech

Interop will provide IT professionals with a glimpse into how cloud, AI and other tech concepts are reshaping financial technology. Image: Mikko Lemola – stock.adobe.com Financial technology (FinTech) is an area of increasing interest, as evidenced by venture funding, media coverage, and the entrée of large companies and governments into the space. Indeed, finance and technology

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Graham Cluley

Hospital patient dies following botched ransomware attack

As Associated Press , when a ransomware attack knocked out systems at a major hospital in Düsseldorf, Germany, there were tragic consequences. With its computer systems offline and data inaccessible, emergency patients who should have gone to Düsseldorf University Clinic were taken to other hospitals who hadn’t had their servers encrypted in the attack. A

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Steve OHear

VCs have to train themselves to ‘ask the stupid questions’, says Hoxton Ventures’ Hussein Kanji

If venture capitalists could predict the future, why wouldn’t they just start companies themselves? That’s the question Hussein Kanji, founding partner at Hoxton Ventures, asked rhetorically at Disrupt 2020. “If anyone says that they have predictive power in this industry and says they know where the future is gonna be, I just question the wisdom

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Rita Liao

China’s vaping giant Relx gears up for US entry

The backlash against vaping in the United States has not deterred a Chinese challenger from entering the world’s largest vaping market. Relx, one of China’s largest e-cigarette companies, is seeking to submit its Premarket Tobacco Product Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration by the end of 2021. Upon completion of a review process

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'We built two data centers in the middle of the pandemic'

At the end of July this year, after nearly five months of pandemic-induced restrictions, the team building two new data centers to underpin public services in the state of Guernsey finished the project. And, despite the additional complications caused by COVID-19, the team was only two weeks behind the original schedule – that is, the

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noreply@blogger.com Ravie Lakshmanan

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Hacking Group Backed by Iranian Intelligence

The U.S. government on Thursday imposed sweeping sanctions against an Iranian threat actor backed by the country’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for carrying out malware campaigns targeting Iranian dissidents, journalists, and international companies in the telecom and travel sectors. According to the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the sanctions target Rana

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Manish Singh

Google pulls India’s Paytm app from Play Store for repeat policy violations

Google has pulled popular Indian financial services app Paytm from the Play Store for violating its gambling policies. Paytm is India’s most valuable startup and claims over 50 million monthly active users. Its marquee app, which competes with Google Pay in India, disappeared from the Play Store in the country earlier Friday. Google said that Play

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noreply@blogger.com Anchit Sharma

Android 11 — 5 New Security and Privacy Features You Need to Know

After a long wait and months of beta testing, Google last week finally released Android 11, the latest version of the Android mobile operating system—with features offering billions of its users more control over their data security and privacy. Android security is always a hot topic and almost always for the wrong reason, including Google’s

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